boards have an activity that
teachers can use to introduce the subject
of Fractions to the classroom.
boards give a visual and hands-on
aspect to Mathematics, so the students
not only learn about fractions but also see
how fractions are applied to everyday
activity is open to grades 1-5. I want
to focus on grade 1 because this will be
the first time my students will be
introduced to fractions.
I want to apply it to their own lives first
before I pull up the activity.
Transportation to school
will do this by first asking the students to
walk up to the Smart board and placing a
tally next to how they get to school
tallying up the results I can then
explain how we can now find a fraction
for each transportation.
Define fraction, partial, wholes, halves ect.
Explain to compare the groups to the total
# of students in the classroom
By using graphs, pie charts ect. to represent
that small activity is finish the class
understands what fractions are and can
now work with the resource that I found
through Google search.
Gives my students more practice with
Gives me practice with the smart board as
The fraction resource is a great example for
applying Universal Design because of the hands
on and visual aspect it brings to teaching.
Students that need technology to help them learn
Students that have a visual complications can find
this resource helpful because smart board is
designed to zoom in or out. To highlight and to be
dragged to the computer.
Students in wheelchairs can participate by being
assigned to the computer to mark their responses
or correct other mistakes other students made.